Marie du jour 2021, May 2: St. Elizabeth of the Trinity

With the Virgin, you can sing your “Magnificat” and leap with joy in God your Savior, for the Almighty is doing great things in you, and His mercy is eternal. . . . Then, like Mary, “keep all that in your heart,” draw your heart very close to hers, for this priestly Virgin is also the “Mother of Divine Grace,” and in her love she wants to prepare you to become “that faithful priest who is entirely according to God’s heart” of whom He speaks in Holy Scripture….

Saint Elizabeth of the Trinity

Letter 232 to Abbé Chevignard (excerpt)
Around 25 June 1905

Immaculate Conception chasuble embroidery
This beautiful cope hood depicting the Immaculate Conception was embroidered in the 1850s by the Dominican Sisters of St Catherine of Siena, whose motherhouse is in Stone, Staffordshire. Photo credit: Fr. Lawrence Lew, OP (Some rights reserved)

Elizabeth of the Trinity, S 2003, The Complete Works of Elizabeth of the Trinity volume 2: Letters from Carmel, translated from the French by Nash, A, ICS Publications, Washington DC.

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